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Re: Updated on the Features and Rationale document

From: Alexandre Passant <alexandre.passant@deri.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 09:46:39 +0100
Cc: SPARQL Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <55732B64-E5BA-4631-AE47-93F6AD452848@deri.org>
To: "Seaborne, Andy" <andy.seaborne@hp.com>

On 29 Sep 2009, at 09:06, Seaborne, Andy wrote:

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>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-rdf-dawg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-rdf-dawg-
>> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Alexandre Passant
>> Sent: 29 September 2009 08:16
>> To: Gregory Williams
>> Cc: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org Group
>> Subject: Re: Updated on the Features and Rationale document
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> On 28 Sep 2009, at 23:44, Gregory Williams wrote:
>>
>>> On Sep 28, 2009, at 5:52 PM, Alexandre Passant wrote:
>>>
>>>> Input would be appreciated on:
>>>>
>>>> - "Basic Federated Query": any idea of implementations besides  
>>>> DARQ ?
>>>
>>> I don't believe DARQ would qualify as "basic federated query" (it
>>> goes beyond the "basic" part, imo). Wasn't this feature suggested as
>>> a formalization of Andy's SERVICE keyword in ARQ?
>>
>> You're right, it seems to be from the wiki page that this is what was
>> agreed.
>> Can one of the champion of that feature confirm ?
>
> From my POV, getting anything more than basic connectivity for this  
> round of standardization looks too ambitious.  The minimum is the  
> ability of one processor to be able to call another.
>
> http://jena.sourceforge.net/ARQ/service.html
> Added to F&R.
>

Thanks, I also added links to the other implementations supporting it.
Greg, do you want to add some more text about the RDF::Query  
capabilities ?

There are examples of queries using such federation on the wiki page  
[1].
Which system do they come from, is that using ARQ syntax (FROM  
SERVICE) ?

> This would be an optional feature.

You mean time-permitting ?

>
> 	Andy
>
> When the HTML was copied to the wiki, all the section numbers were  
> copied as well.  And then mediawiki adds section numbers ...

Indeed, that's a bit of a mess on the wiki :-/
But I'll take care of that when merging with the current F&R doc in SVN.

Best,

Alex.

[1] http://www.w3.org/2009/sparql/wiki/Feature:BasicFederatedQuery

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>>> If so, I also support it in RDF::Query (as listed on the original
>>> feature page on the wiki).
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>> In that case, I'll indeed use the list of tools listed on the  
>> original
>> feature page.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Alex.
>>
>>>
>>> .greg
>>>
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>> --
>> Dr. Alexandre Passant
>> Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>> National University of Ireland, Galway
>> :me owl:sameAs <http://apassant.net/alex> .
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Dr. Alexandre Passant
Digital Enterprise Research Institute
National University of Ireland, Galway
:me owl:sameAs <http://apassant.net/alex> .
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